The ‘abode of Kerala’s tribes’, Wayanad is most coveted tourist attraction in Kerala. Surrounded by hills, it is a luxuriant land with waterfalls, sanctuaries, dams and temples. Evidences say that Wayanad existed since the onset of New Age civilization, agreed that tourism to wayanad has picked up its pace lately. It is the only district-sharing border with both Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. It is indeed necessary visit destination from October to May- the peak season.
Mumbai to Wayanad by air
Take a flight from Mumbai to Kozhikode. It takes four hours in the flight. From Kozhikode, you need to book a cab or take a bus to reach Wayanad, which is 65 kilometers from Kozhikode International Airport. Always prefer direct flight to avoid traveling a lot unnecessarily.
Wayanad to Mumbai by Train:
Railway station closest to Wayanad is Kozhikode, located at a distance of 110 km from Wayanad.
Trains from Mumbai take 19 hours to reach Kozhikode railway station. Very few trains run from Mumbai to Kozhikode. The railway station is 110 kilometers from Wayanad. It takes approximately an hour to cover this distance, so you can well calculate the total travel time. One popular train is train number 01065- MumbaiCst-Ernakulam Special.
Wayanad to Mumbai by Road:
It is a very long journey from Mumbai to Wayanad-considering the distance to be 1115 kilometers. That is like traversing half the country from east to west. It takes 20 hours- provided the car is driven non-stop. Bus being yet another option, you can board one from Mumbai to Mysore and then to Wayanad. Places in Kerala have good connectivity to Wayanad. The total time taken will be yet again 20 hours. It is advisable to cover half the distance by flight and then take on a car.